SANTA LUSIA INFO AND CONDITIONS
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SANTA LUSIA SURF CHARTER – MENTAWAI CALENDAR 2016
Last Minute Promo – $1,699
29 May – 10 Jun
High Season Get in Early – $2,100
15 May – 27 May
24 Jul – 05 Ago
12 Jun – 24 Jun
07 Ago – 19 Ago
18 Set – 30 Set
26 Jun – 08 Jul
21 Ago – 02 Set
02 Out – 14 Out
10 Jul – 22 Jul
04 Set – 16 Set
Low Season Get in Early – $1,900
16 Out – 28 Out
30 Out – 11 Nov
13 Nov – 25 Nov
27 Nov – 09 Dec
Our boat is 20 meters (65 feet) long, 5 meter wide and with 50mm planking, making Santa Lusia extremely solid.
Propelled by 2 Mitsubishi 622,s with 280 Hp/ Engine, giving a guaranteed hull speed of 8.5 Knots
2 x Genset 25kva coupled with Mitsubishi colt Diesel,415 VAC 240VAC 24vdc
Furuno 24Nm radar
S.S.B. Radio I-Com 700 S.S.B
Epirb 104Mhz SOLAS
17 Man Life Raft SOLAS all Flares and Safety Equipment
SPEED BOAT SPECIFICATION
4.75m long x 2.25m wide aluminium Tender with 30HP Yamaha outboard and centre console steering
OUR PACKAGE INCLUDES
Pickup and return from Minangkabau International Airport in Padang, Sumatra. Transfers: Airport/ (Hotel) / Boat/ (Hotel) / Airport (Takes about 40 min from the airport to the Boat harbour).
12 nights charter
Air conditioned very spacious dormitory accommodation for up to 10 guests
TV, video, stereo, Xbox (BYO Games)
Break fast, lunch and dinner
Snacks and fruits
Water, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, capuccino, juices, soft drinks.
FREE 5 BEERS PER DAY/ Person (Most of the charter the guests got pay or they give 2 or 3 max per day)
Use all onboard equipment as tender / dingy, snorkelling and basic fishing gear Safety equipment
Surf guide, skipper and crew onboard
OUR FOOD AND DRINKS
We offer western, Brazilian, Mexican and Indonesian cuisine. Our menu includes fish, beef, chicken, vegetarian, vegetables, salads, rice and beans, pasta, spaghetti, tacos, quesadillas and more… You never go hungry onboard! Free fruits, snacks, chips, cookies, chocolate and deserts.
Vegetarian on prior request. Please inform us when booking.
FREE 5 BEERS PER DAY PER PERSON.
If more than 5 we can provide on prior request and extra charge. Also we provide free juices, soft drinks, water, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, capuccino witch is available anytime onboard.
OUR PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDES
Any Flight Tickets
USD 35 Visa Fee payable inside airport
Hotel in Padang if necessary. There are couple options of Hotels located 5 to 10 min from Santa Lusia harbour and it cost around 45 to 100 usd/ night/ room for 2 guests. We can also help on booking a hotel in Padang. Let us now in advance.
Mentawai Government Tax around USD 30 in cash with the receipt provide o the Payment in Padang. (The Mentawai Government may raise this retribution fee at any time with no prior notice).
Professional Photography and Videography packages.
Wine and spirits are available at an additional cost upon request at the time you pay for your trip.
Tipping the crew is not mandatory but appreciated. The suggested tip is 10% of the cost of each persons charter prices and is distributed evenly among the crew members.
PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEOGRAPHY
One Professional Photographer photographing your best sessions, and sending you home with a 8GB USD with of all your best surfing photos, scenic, and lifestyle photos from the trip for USD 300/ person. We also offer an mix of photos and videos, only videos and personal video edition on prior request. It has to be payed in cash by the end of the trip.
GUEST ARRIVAL IN PADANG, WEST SUMATRA
Our ground crew will be ready to pick our guests up from Minangkabau International Airport to Hotel/Harbour (*if applicable) and return. They will be at the arrival long with our “Santa Lusia Surf Charter” sign. Before the boat leaves the Harbour from Padang to Mentawai (10-12 navigation hours) the guest needs to make sure that all belonging are onboard.
Important: Organize your flight tickets to arrive in Padang before 5pm on the first day of your charter. Depart from Padang is ONLY AFTER 10 am on the final day of your charter (unless full group require different time).
A condensed example itinerary for the 12 night trip is as follows
Arrives in Padang usually in the early afternoon. Met on arrival by representative/s of Santa Lusia and transferred to a Padang hotel to relax and eat prior to delivery to Padang Harbour for early evening departure. Dinner on first night on the boat and overnight steam to the Mentawai Islands. Safety briefing by surf guide.
First surf day /Arrive somewhere in the Mentawais and surf the Mentawais Island chain (avoiding crowds and getting the best waves to suit the guests).
Depart Islands by late afternoon/Early evening of last surf day for overnight steam to Padang.
Breakfast onboard & guests finalise bills, tips and farewell crew. Guests taken to Padang airport by our representative/s for check-in approx 2 hours prior to their flight departure.” Or, if necessary stay in Padang our representative will take ur guests to a Hotel.
*It is acknowledged that weather conditions and/or other conditions may necessitate changes to the example itinerary from time to time.
A 50% deposit is due at the time of booking.
Deposits are non-refundable. In the case of partially booked trips, which would make SLMSC loose $ to send the charter out, we would cancel the trip and refund all deposits/payments for the trip in full 14 days prior to the trips departure date.
Final Payment is due at least 60 days prior to departure and is non-refundable.
Payment may be paid by bank transfers.
Cancellation of a trip must be made within 60 days of your departure date. There are no refunds or partial refunds given for early departures from a designated charter, poor surf, or inclement weather. In addition, there are no refunds given for reasons pertaining to unstable global, national, or local political situations.
Travel Insurance is mandatory on all of our charters for your safety. The guest need to provide an copy of the travel insurance police when he arrives in Padang.
Passports must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival in Indonesia.
If applicable, a valid visa is required for travel
Airline Related Information
Surf Charters is not responsible for airline board fees or baggage policies.
SLMSC does not accept any responsibility for late arrival or non-arrival of surfboards/surfboard bags or any other luggage.
In some instances it may be necessary to substitute charters, or with a land based resort. Substitution of vessel, or land based resort qualifies passengers for a refund limited to the difference between price, of the 2 boats, or resort, in the case that the substitute boat/resort costs less than the original boat charter.
GUEST OWN RISKS
Santa Lusia Mentawai Surf Charter (SLMSC) and its travel partners do not assume responsibility for those inherent risks which may cause unfortunate accidents or incidents during ordinary travel conditions. SLMSC will not be held responsible for injury, death, damage, loss, delay, cost, expense, or inconvenience arising from travel misfortunes beyond our control.
NUMBER OF PASSENGERS
Guests: 10 people
Crew: 4 or 5 people
Surf guide and Photographer: 2 people
Minimum per Trip
On our individual booking prices we only guarantee a departure with a minimal of 7 guests. For less than 7 guests we will charge still the total of 7 guests.
Group of 10 guests
We offer a discount of 5% for a trip with 10 guests. So total price for the group is 9,5 guests paying only.
If a small group want to book the all charter. We will charge the price of 9,5 guests
Booking in Early
Every year we have our “booking in early”especial price witch is usually for bookings before the end of February with a discount of 10% or 15%. This year we have been extending it according to our bookings. If our bookings is slow still we will keep the promo price. If our bookings start to fill up our calendar then will rise up the prices. We will always up date our partners agencies about our promo and prices.
Whenever we have to fill up a trip to guarantee a departure we will have a “last minute promo” witch we will informe all our agencies to marketing the same price as well.